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Would 'Sparkle' Have Done Better If It Was Released Earlier?

  • By Sergio
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  • August 26, 2012 9:16 PM
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It's no secret that the new remake of Sparkle is a box office disappointment, falling far short of what was hoped for at the box office.

Chris Rock Working On 'CB4' Sequel; Wants To Approach From 'Grown Man Rapper' POV

  • By Courtney
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  • August 26, 2012 2:28 PM
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It's been a very long time since I last saw Chris Rock's This Is Spinal Tap-esque satire of gangsta rap music.
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Terry Crews Says He's Returning For Fourth 'Friday' Movie + Cast In 'Scary Movie 5,' 'Cloudy 2'

  • By Courtney
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  • August 25, 2012 11:53 AM
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Nelsan Ellis ('True Blood') To Direct Katori Hall's 'HooDoo Love'

  • By Courtney
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  • August 25, 2012 11:09 AM
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Nina Simone's Biopic Moving Full Speed; Screenwriter Talks Zoe Saldana, Love Story & Challenges

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 25, 2012 10:49 AM
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  • 31 Comments
I just found this interview with Cynthia Mort, screenwriter of the upcoming Nina Simone biopic, which has been the focus on several of our posts in the past two weeks.

Preview - 'Stolen Seas' (On How Victims Become Villains & Other Untold Stories Of Somali Piracy)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 2:51 PM
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Here's another Somali piracy film; this one from director Thymaya Payne, titled Stolen Seas.

Watch: 2 New Clips From 'Toys In The Attic' w/ Forest Whitaker As A Teddy Bear

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 12:36 PM
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Starring the voices of Forest Whitaker (as Teddy), Joan Cusack (as Madame Curie) and Carey Elwes (as Sir Handsome), Toys in the Attic, combines multiple forms of animation, is set in a magical world of toys and knick-knacks, stored in the attic of a home in Prague during the Cold War era.

Trailer - Isaiah Washington, Garcelle Beauvais In David E. Talbert’s 'Suddenly Single'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 12:13 PM
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Coming to DVD, and digital download on September 4th is David E. Talbert’s Suddenly Single, which stars Isaiah Washington and Garcelle Beauvais, in a work that's based on Talbert' stage play in which a married woman suddenly finds herself single after her husband reveals that he's in love with another woman.

6th African Diaspora International Film Festival In Washington, DC Kicks Off Today (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 11:11 AM
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Details below on the 6th African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) In Washington, DC, starting today, at the Goethe Institute, and ending on Sunday, the 26th. Included in the lineup are a number of films we've profiled in previous posts, like The Story Of Lovers Rock, Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story and others.

Help Jamal Igle Kickstart his 10-Year Old Superhero Project MOLLY DANGER (6 More Days to Go)

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • August 24, 2012 11:05 AM
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Courtesy of Newsarama.com, the best website out there for comic book news, comes news of a new creator-owned project from one of the top African-American artists in the industry.